Treat bad breath at our clinic in Melbourne
Do you feel embarrassed by your bad breath?
Let’s face it. Bad breath or halitosis is a condition that can affect not only your self-confidence but also your relationships. Knowing that you have bad breath is embarrassing, but not knowing it is even worse.
Almost everyone will suffer bad breath at some point in his or her life. The main cause of bad breath is odour-producing bacteria that live in the mouth. These bacteria emit gases that smell like sulphur. They thrive in abundance especially in people who have poor oral hygiene, dry mouth, gum disease, dental caries or infected teeth.
The good news is that in most cases, bad breath is easily treated and is preventable
At The Point Dental, we recommend practising good oral hygiene to combat your bad breath. Here are some tips that you can follow:
- Brush your teeth and clean your tongue twice a day, and floss your teeth daily
- Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water
- Visit your dentist every 6 months for a scale and clean to keep your breath fresh and your dental health in check
- Chew sugar-free gum
- Eat a healthy diet
- Quit smoking